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“Devotional Images of the Prophet Muhammad in Islamic Traditions”

By Barbara Rea on December 23, 2015 in / No Comments

It's common knowledge that Islam forbids depictions of the Prophet Muhammad, but is this assumption correct? The 2005 controversy over cartoons featuring the Prophet Muhammad, published in a Danish newspaper, introduced the public to this notion, but art historian Christiane Gruber begs to differ...